This Month’s Focus: Tableting
Industry perspectives on sticking during tablet compression
This article presents the results of a survey of IQ Consortium member companies that focused on the prevalence of sticking, the state of predictive tools and models, and experiential solutions to mitigate the problem.
Optimizing your tablet press tooling
Optimizing your tablet press tooling can help increase production and tool life while reducing costs and downtime. This article discusses several aspects of tooling optimization and explains how to start small by optimizing the tooling for one product at a time.
Back Page: Containing hazardous compounds in tableting operations
This article discusses the terminology related to and the selection of tableting systems for highly potent formulations.
Show Preview: Pack Expo
Pack Expo International will take place October 14-17 in Chicago, IL. The show is co-located with Healthcare Packaging Expo, and organizers expect more than 50,000 attendees.
Solving formulation problems with liquid-filled hard capsules
Liquid-filled hard capsules are an important and versatile solid oral dosage form. This article provides a basic explanation of the form and explains how it can help to overcome common formulation challenges.
Are softgels right for your product?
Softgel capsules (or softgels) allow manufacturers to effectively deliver poorly soluble active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). This article discusses the benefits of using softgels as well as the manufacturing and handling considerations to keep in mind before selecting this dosage form.
Show Preview: CPhI Worldwide
CPhI Worldwide, a trade show on APIs and excipients, takes place October 9-11 in Madrid, Spain.
Eye on Excipients: Excipient moisture content
This column covers some excipient basics and discusses how moisture content affects excipient properties and behavior.
FDA mutual recognition agreements
Direct UV laser marking of tablets and capsules
DNA molecular taggants
January: Capsule Filling
June: Solid Dosage Sourcebook
July: Excipients & Formulation
October: Quality, Validation & Regulatory Compliance
November: Annual Buyer’s Guide
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2. Powder Transfer & Containment
2. Mixers & Blenders
2. Tablet & Capsule Identification